What I learned making some kind of music for 365 consecutive days:
1/ It's fun (or, more specifically, "therapeutic") to reflect on learnings over the years for businessing.
15+ years in to all this, I'm still winging it on just about every level possible, so take these insights/observations for what they're worth.
1/ The first 18 months of starting a company is often life or death. I must've made 5 different companies that each failed within 9 mo. 😭 Each time the company failed I figured out what I could do better. Eventually startup #6 got to $40K/mo by month 18. Here’s what I learned...
Some people really benefit from hearing advice that everyone knows, for the same reason we keep schools open despite every subject in them having been taught before.
In that spirit, here's some quick Things Many People Find Too Obvious To Have Told You Already.
1/ As I sit on the plane flying back from a week in Shenzhen with my hardware lead. I can’t help but think…
Forget everything you’ve been told about China.
Forget about the bans on crypto and blockchain.
It’s all nonsense.
1/ In the spirit of the Lobe acquisition today, more clarity on why I think "drag and drop" ML interfaces are weird and won't work in the long term:
something I rarely hear other marketers talk about: is burn out.
I think one reason that agencies are always pushing new and shiny stuff is that good marketing is a LOT of repetition and process work.
and "shiny" is an escape from that.
Are you a confident person?
Are you sure?
Truly confident in yourself and your abilities? In any situation?
Most people want to be confident.
But a very low % of people are actually confident. I’m confident.
Here’s 8 ways I acquired that magical elixir.
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